For years, you've been sharing original sketch ideas with your friends.  While standing around the water cooler, you treat your co-workers to a daily stand-up set.  You're down to throw on a crazy outfit, hail a cab, and improv your way through Friday night as an original character.  You're funny, we get it - and it's time that you honed your craft!  For those of you whose life plays out like a stand-up routine, a sketch, or a sitcom, we've rounded up some of the best comedy courses in NYC: from Manhattan Comedy School to the Peoples Improv Theater, here are some of your best bets for breaking into the comedy scene!

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